Levenza Toh is succeeding Rajan Arul to the position of Vice President, Perfumery, Southeast Asia, Japan and Korea at Firmenich. Based out of Singapore, she will be responsible for leading the Perfumery business in the region Rajan Arul is retiring from Firmenich after 33 years with the organization.
Levenza Toh joins Firmenich from Global Amines Company, a joint venture between Clariant and Wilmar, where she held the position of General Manager APAC, leading sales, marketing, business development, technical, R&D and manufacturing. Prior to that, she worked at Clariant, BASF and Royal Dutch Shell in various commercial roles. Mrs Toh holds a BA with Honors in Chemical Engineering from the National University of Singapore and a dual Executive MBA from Tsinghua SEM and INSEAD. She is Singaporean and has lived in Malaysia, Hong Kong and Germany. She speaks English and Mandarin, as well as Malay and Cantonese. She will report to Felix Frowein, Senior Vice President, Global Consumer Fragrances at Firmenich.
“Levenza joins Firmenich with a strong understanding of local market dynamics, drawing from her extensive international experience and deep knowledge of the Asian market,” said Felix Frowein, Senior Vice President, Global Consumer Fragrances, Firmenich. “With a strong network encompassing leading manufacturing companies in Personal and Home Care, as well as local customers, we are confident in Levenza’s leadership to spearhead our business in the region.”